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can hair grow back on a bald spot

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Potentially you will: not regrow your hair there. It would be appropriate to see a dermatologist for an evaluation of the area as you may not have the diagnosis correct. Th ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
It depends: Depending on how the bx is performed, you may grow back your hair. For example, the bx could be done using and eliptical incision, and the skin could ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Alopecia Areata: See a dermatologist if you want help. It is an autoimmune condition.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Rogaine (minoxidil): You could try Rogain a topical solution that is sold without a perscfription
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moji Ariyo
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Bald spots: it is important to determine the cause of the bald spots and treat that problem first. For instance, if you have ringworm infection causing bald spots ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends: that depends on the condition. you have to be more specific on the origins of the baldness.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shelly Friedman
38 years experience Dermatology
Many things: The bald spot could be alopecia areata. Consult a local dermatologist.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
It doesn't: Topical Dht blockers are no effective. Oral fin asteroids blocks Dht from the inside and does work on most men especially on the middle of the scalp.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Alopecia areata: Up to 50 percent of patients who present with patchy alopecia areata experience spontaneous hair regrowth within one year. However, most will relapse. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
No: Repeated plucking will eventually thin hair. If it bothers you and hairs are dark laser is long term to permanent option.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moji Ariyo
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Trichotillomania: Seek Psychological help for the triggers that make you pull out your hair. No point in treating if you are going to pull out your hair again. Psychoth ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shelly Friedman
38 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Typically after successful treatment and time.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Unknown: If the hair follicles sustained permanent damage, hair may not regrow at that site, but if it is a small spot it should not be very noticeable as othe ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susanne Gee
25 years experience Dermatology
Probably: Superficial cuts on the scalp should not damage any of the hair follicles which would cause the hair to stop growing. If the cut is deep to the secon ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Another option: Hi. Hair transplantation and shaving your head are NOT the only options for a small bald spot. Let me suggest to you what most men do...live with it a ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Hair loss: You may have a fungus of the scalp but you could have idiopathic alopecia. You have to be seen by your doctor to determine your problem. We can only ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: if not all removed the first time
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dallas Bailes
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Possible infection: If these are new then you may have a fungal infection on the skin that is causing the hair to fall out. If so, this can be treated with a cream presc ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
A while: Under normal circumstances the hair will grow about 1/2 inch per month. Poor nutrition or toxic exposures may retard the process.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
37 years experience Dermatology
Hair growth: different areas of hair follicles grow at different rates just like nails do
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aurea Tomeski
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Alopecia. Areata?: It sounds like alopecia areata. This is common usually related to stress and it always comes back. Have a dermatologist see it.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Nobdoy knows: Why.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Melanin break down : Gray hairs around a bump (wen, mole, cyst, birthmark) usually don't have sufficient melanin, so they appear gray. This is very common.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
Sometimes: It depends on the cause of the hair loss. If you had an infection, the hair should grow back after the infection is gone. If the hair has not been ret ... Read More

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